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Venue Information

The Community Centre at St Michaels Mead is a purpose built hall, incorporating a stage, suitable for theatre productions and concerts.

There is a large, well equipped kitchen for functions with a smaller serving area incorporated. and a small L shaped hall  is available for group meetings and small parties , and a carpeted mezzanine floor for a more relaxed atmosphere. The building is suitable for disabled access and an outside garden. To hire, contact Tracey Gaynor on 01279 715004 ( or for regular hire contact Anne Shirley on 01279 712146 (

Dog training sessions are not permitted in this venue. Only Guide Dogs permitted into venue.

Please Note: No 16th, 17th, 18th, 19th, 20th or 21st birthday parties are permitted at this venue.  

Parties ages 12+ are required to leave a £300 cash damage deposit.

Please Note: The use of helium balloons, paper lanterns and naked flamed candles are not permitted at this Community Centre.

Please Note: In the unlikely event that there is a problem with the key to St Michaels Mead Community Centre, during out of office hours, contact the Tourist Information Centre, in the Town Centre tel number 01279 715001, they have spare keys and are open on Saturdays between 10:00-16:00hrs.
For emergencies, please contact the Caretaker on 07956 332814.

Pricing :
Monday-Friday except Public Holidays (prices per hour)
Hirer Main Hall 2024 Committee Room 2024 Mezzanine 2024
Private Hire* £20.10 £9.00 ££6..50
OFSTED Registered Play Schools & Uniformed Groups* £12.06 £9.00 £6.50
Commercial* £24/12 £9.00 £6.50
All Hires - after 6pm on Friday/Weekends/Public Holidays £32.16 £9.00 £6.50
Room Information :
Room Information:
Room Capacity (people) Dimensions
Main Hall 100 seated 150 standing, Tables and Chairs kept behind the stage, 100 red folding chairs and 20 x 6' trestle tables & 2 x 4' trestle tables, 8 x kids tables and 20 kids chairs 16.06m x 9.03m
Committee Room L shaped Hall 20-25 standing, 16 x adults seated 12 x children seated if using small chairs, 2 x kids blue tables 12 blue x kids chairs. 16 x adult chairs 2 x 6' trestle tables See area map below - this shows you the dimensions
Mezzanine 6, 1 x 6' trestle tables and 4 adult black chairs 4 x Folding red chairs See area map below - this shows you the dimensions
Stage in Main Hall 5m x3m 5m x 3m
Main Kitchen 50 x wine glasses 50 x Champagne glasses 30 x pint glasses The room capacity totals should be used as a guidance only. The numbers quoted are the absolute maximum ‘standing’ side by side capacity. Room capacity (people) totals quoted does not take into account the space needed around any front facing teacher/fitness instructor/entertainer, nor does it take into account the space taken up by the hirers/attendees equipment

Turners Crescent St Michael's Mead Bishop's Stortford Herts

CM23 4FZ
Latest News :

Mindfulness Maven Yin Yoga Fridays L shaped Hall use side entrance  18:30-19:30 starting 12 July 2024, for further information contact Jade at, phone 07493035263 booking link IG: @mindfulness_maven

Talking Therapy “Private clinical psychology sessions starting Wednesday 24 April 2024  15:00-18:00 in the Committee Room use side entrance.   Booked appointments only  If you are looking for clinical psychology or therapy sessions for adults or children please contact regarding more information, fees and availability.”

Hatha Yoga for beginners, including an introduction to mindful breathing and meditation. starting Monday 22 April 13:00-14:15 - Main Hall, 'New BWY Hatha Yoga classes with an Earth Chakra theme s(excl. bank holidays, term-time only) until 08 July at St Michael's Mead Community Centre. Please email: for more details. A health questionnaire must be completed in advance of attending. Drop-in or block book - all profits for this 10 week course to Bishop's Stortford Food Bank - feed your body, mind and Stortford with sunray yoga!'

Standing Pilates 10:00-11:00 starting Wednesday 3 April 2024 Main Hall, for further information contact Laura   or phone Laura 07930050851 or Adriana 07956667434

Cello Lessons, Wednesday 18:00-19:45 & Thursday 19:45-21:00 1st Floor Mezzanine If you would like to learn to play the Cello contact Benjamin Carnell email or phone 07955475934 

Recovery Revival Rooms  in the L shaped Committee Hall, sue the side entrance. for further details contact Nick 07413888898 or email

Monkey Music starting Mondays in the Main Hall 09:00-12:30 Monkey Music classes offer a premium pre-school music education. The classes are run using a progressive curriculum specially designed for children from 3 months - 4 years with a collection of hundreds of original songs. The classes are supporting and nurturing where parents, carers and children enjoy our interactive musical activities.  for further information contact Laura email   or phone 01727301758 web address

Singing lessons : Mondays 18:00-20:00hrs Thursdays 18:15 -19:15hrs Mezzanine area;  and Thursdays 17:30-18:15hrs in Committee Room for further details please contact Emma

Over 50's Access 2 Yoga Friday  in the Main Hall 11:00-12:00 "Chair yoga is an ideal exercise for those suffering from conditions, such as chronic pain, fibromyalgia, osteoporosis, and multiple sclerosis. Chair yoga is a combination of breath work, gentle stretches and strength and conditioning exercise whilst you are stabilised on a chair. Chair Yoga offers benefits such as  increased flexibility, increased strength and an improved mental health and wellbeing. It’s particularly important for older people to stay mobile and to stay connected with others. We are a caring community group, so if you seeking to get out of the house and meet new friends, come along to Access2Yoga Chair Yoga with Chris Crooks (fully qualified 500 hr CYQ Level 4 Yoga Instructor and Special Yoga Trained). First class is FREE. Follow the link for more information: or call 07309665254 

Monday Pregnancy Yoga -  in the  L shaped Hall side entrance 18:15-19:15 and  19:30-20:30 until w/c 19 February when class will move to the Main Hall 19:30-20:30 for further details contact Penny 07944416575 or email

Singing Lessons on Friday 15:30 - 20:15 in the Mezzanine and Saturdays 08:30 -10::30  in the L shaped Hall  further details contact Jenny 07837729995 or email

The Code Zone on Fridays runs exciting online and in-person clubs introducing young people to the diverse, fun world of coding. Each week this exciting termly club introduces children to the diverse world of coding through hands-on creative challenges and games. £10 per session, 3 different clubs depending on age/ability Visit to book.

Zumba Fitness  Saturday 10:15 -11:15 for further information contact Laura email or phone 07930050851 or phone 07956667434

Pop Up Play Village every  3rd Tuesday Main Hall 10-:15 -11:30 for further information contact Katie 07703013679 or email

Kung Fu  Tuesdays 20:30-21:30 Main hall for further information contact Elliott email phone 07971463431

Zumba Fitness Thursday 19:30-20:30 in the Main hall - The class that started the dance-fitness revolution and changed the way we look at a 'workout' forever. A cardio dance party that is fun, effective and best of all - its for everyone! . for further details contact 07956667434 or Laura phone 07930050851

Kung Fu & Meditation  3rd Wednesday 20:30-21:45  for further information contact Elliott tel 07971463431  email  web page

Eco-Yoga Restorative Yoga Class - Main Hall 12:45-14:30  for further information contact Judy email or telephone 07879643000

Vinyasa Flow Yoga - Friday Main Hall 09: 30-10:45 for further information contact Sam email or phone 0781103847

Kung Fu & Meditation  Thursdays Main Hall 11:00-13:00 for further information contact Elliott tel 07971463431  email  web page 

Wing Chun  Kung Fu L shaped Committee room Sundays10:30-11:15 for further information contact Elliott tel 07971463431 email

Zumba Gold low impact for over 50's Class Thursdays 10:30 in the Main Hall. For further details contact Adriana phone 07956667434  email or Laura phone 07930050851






St Michaels Mead Main Hall -  The Badminton Lines have been removed
St Michaels Mead Wedding Reception Photo shows decorated tables and chairs
St Michaels Mead Centre main hall kitchen
St Michaels Mead Centre main hall kitchen
St Michaels Mead Small L Shaped Hall
St Michaels Mead Small L Shaped Hall Kitchen
St Michaels Mead Mezzanine Area
St Michaels Mead Mezzanine Area
St Michaels Mead Committee Room Area Map
St Michaels Mead Mezzanine Area Map with dimensions